Medical Marijuana

As many as 10 facilities could become licensed to test medical marijuana in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined that as many as 10 medical marijuana testing facilities could be licensed in Missouri. Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution calls for “at least two” testing facilities for the new program. Testing facilities will be licensed to acquire, test, certify and transport marijuana. DHSS also established ten advisory committees composed […]

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Laredo Board of Aldermen approve ordinance

The Laredo Board of Aldermen approved one ordinance and one agreement at its meeting Monday evening. The ordinance renewed the city’s agreement with Kansas City Power and Light for franchise taxes and to allow the company to provide electric services to Laredo. The contract is for 20 years. The agreement regarded a renewal with water […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

After replacing a valve on a six-inch water main, a portion of Mercer County has been placed on a precautionary boil order. According to the Mercer County Public Water Supply District, the notice affects customers within the following boundaries as described clockwise. The Iowa-Missouri state line on the north, the Mercer-Putnam County line on the […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for the community of Humphreys

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 reports the Village of Humphreys will repair a water main today (Friday, May 3, 2019). Water service was be turned off at 1 o’clock and is expected to be restored within three hours. All Humphreys water users will be under a precautionary boil advisory after service is […]

Boil Advisory Lifted

Boil advisories lifted in Sullivan County

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted two precautionary boil advisories for Sullivan County Rural Water customers.   One affected the area of Route M north of the intersection with King Road to Route B, including Grove and Jasmine roads, as well as Route B north of the intersection with Route M. […]

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Smithfield Foods & RAE launch joint venture to create renewable energy, wildlife habitat

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in […]